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I have always believed creams that claim to remove lines and wrinkles are lying, that no cream can do this. I?ve tried a few that make this claim and it?s never worked.

Then I read the article I?m pasting below. Can anyone tell me if they personally have ever used this cream and if so, what the results were?

I don?t live in the US or UK, so I cant just buy it to try it out.

I had almost decided to go in for fat injections to fill in my nasolabial folds since a doctor told me that only a filler or one?s own fat injected in these fairly deep lines could remove them... but if some cream can do it...anyone would rather use a cream than something more intrusive. IF it works.

I always get suspicious of these miracle claims because I figure, if any cream really could remove lines, then why would anyone go in for chemical peels and laser resurfacing and filler injections? Everyone would use creams instead. Especially one that claims to remove DEEP lines.

the article:

The Soviets' last great secret - a cream that can make you look 20 years younger (and it's on sale here)

A secret formula created in a Soviet laboratory is behind one of two new "miracle" anti-ageing creams.


Both of the products claim to kick-start dormant stem cells into rejuvenating the skin.

One of the creams, Amatokin, is being made by U.S. firm Voss.

But it is thought to have been discovered by Russian scientists researching the treatment of burns, in laboratories protected by armed guards.

Sold by Harvey Nichols, it claims to "dramatically reduce the appearance of both deep and superficial wrinkles".

Voss researcher Dr Richard Wells said: "Rather than going under the knife, you may be able to look 20 years younger by applying a 'stem cell' face cream, thus replacing a time-ravaged complexion with your own new, wrinkle-free skin."

Such rejuvenation does not come cheap, however - a small pot costs ?135.

Even more expensive is Peau Magnifique, which claims to 'reset the skin's clock' by a minimum of five years and costs around ?750 for a month's supply.

Made by US cosmetics firm ReVive, and sold in Britain by Space NK, the cream should be applied at night for a month, for two sessions a year.

Those who add the lotion to their beauty regime are promised clearer, firmer skin and a 45 per cent reduction in wrinkles.

Key to its success is a trio of compounds designed to trigger resting stem cells to make baby-soft skin cells.

However, skin and stem cell experts have questioned whether the lotions live up to their claims. Dr Chris Mason, a stem cell expert at University College London, said: "It's intriguing. It's plausible you might be able to enhance skin, I don't think it's impossible.

"But I think the scientific evidence that they work is weak."

There are also fears that tampering with stem cells could cause cancer.

Jim Frame, a consultant plastic surgeon at Capio Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, said one of the ingredients of Peau Magnifique, a chemical called epidermal growth factor, was of particular concern.

A spokesman for ReVive said there was absolutely no scientific evidence that Peau Magnifique caused cancer or any other health problems.
 

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Nothing in a topical solution or cream is going to eliminate deep lines on the face, period.

Dramatic cosmetic dermatological approaches (lasers, chemical) will likely be needed.
 

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How does the product you are talking about work?
it is possilbe that it does work, i have used fillderma and it works well but i think that uses cilicone. It takes about an hour to kick in so its not instant and it is also expensive, but the results last so i cant complain.

See if you can get any outside reviews on your product before you buy.
 

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Google the name of the cream and look up the ingredients then judge for yourself if you think there is anything in there worth paying that sort of money for. The first 3 ingredients were water, glycerine and from what I could see a type of silicone. Remember the ingredients are listed with the greatest quantities listed first ending with the smallest amounts. I've mentioned this before that if there were a miracle cream all the Hollywood ladies would be buying it as money is not a factor there and we would never hear about so and so having a facelift. But they don't do they?
 

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Moeny is not the only factor ivy...Look at "microinjections" for example, recieved its fda approval for injection in 1988 (back then used for muscles) Vancouver dermas discovered its cosmetic effects before 2000, and yet it didnt hit hollywood hard until 3 or 4 years later, peaking in 1996.... that doesnt mean it doesnt work... it just means its not properly advertised, distributed, or brought to public attention.... branding, distribution and availability play a major role in what hollywood buys, whats in and what the mark is...
appears like fillderma is manufactured in spain by sesderma and doesnt have its products in major stoes, nor does it have any major distributors on this side of the atlantic its just mainly available in spas and clinics. My guess is too few people know of the company.
 

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One of the creams mentioned by the company we are talking about was $1,500 when I looked it up so you could probably get Botox or something like it I imagine for that much money. I still suggest looking at the list of ingredients for anything you think of buying and anything on there that you don't understand then look it up, I have often been surprised and disgusted in some cases at what is included. I just looked up the ingredients for Nude Skincare which is a european company and the cleansing oil is made up of soybean,vegetable & olive oils with a couple of essential oils and the price is equivalent to $58. $200 is the most I have paid for face cream and that was the La Mer and it was a nice face cream but did nothing for the lines on my face. I've heard of the Voss cream before so I don't think it's new on the market, I'm British so I read the beauty boards on both sides of the Atlantic!
 
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